Beil Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German bil ‘axe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used axes and similar implements, in particular a carpenter. Dutch: cognate of 1, from Dutch bijl ‘axe’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Keil, Peil, Bell, Feil, Reil, Beck, Bein, Seil, Bleil, Kell

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Beil Family Origin

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Beil Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beil family was Keeping House. The most common Beil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Beil's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beil.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Beil Historical Records

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Beil Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Beil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Beil in 1948 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

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